Lead in Water Testing - Understanding Your Results

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Georgia United Makes Over Oakcliff Elementary

Thanks to the 300+ volunteers from Georgia United, DeKalb County School faculty, parents,
and the local community who helped makeover Oakcliff Elementary on July 22 & 23, 2016.

DeKalb Schools Awarded AdvancED Accreditation Renewal

Update: DeKalb County School District continues improvement, celebrates five-year accreditation renewal from AdvancED. STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. – In 2015, the DeKalb County School District (DCSD) was fighting to regain its accreditation through AdvancED, a global education review organization. Today, the pendulum has swung in the opposite direction. DCSD has received a five-year renewal of its accreditation. “This school district is relentlessly marching to higher levels of student achievement, and this renewal is [...]

DeKalb County Board of Education Approves FY18 Budget

DeKalb County Board of Education approves $1.74 billion budget for 2017-2018 fiscal year. The DeKalb County Board of Education approved a $1.74 billion budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year that places vital resources at the regional school level, allocates funds for important district initiatives, provides pay raises to staff members, and addresses state-mandated rising costs in employee benefits. The 2017-2018 budget enables DeKalb County School District (DCSD) to build on [...]

Proposed Property Tax Increase

News Release- June 1, 2017 DeKalb County School District announces proposed property tax increase. STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. – The DeKalb County Board of Education today announces its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 5.06 percentage points over the rollback millage rate. Each year, the Board of Tax Assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable property in the county. When the [...]

DeKalb County Board of Education Approves Tentative Budget

The DeKalb County Board of Education approved a tentative $1.74 billion budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year that maintains efforts to focus resources at the regional level, adds more school nurses, allocates funds for prior pay raises and textbooks, and addresses state-mandated rising costs in employee benefits. The budget process started in March 2017 and the action by the Board of Education at the June 12th business meeting is just one step [...]

DeKalb Schools to Offer Free Summer Meals to Students

TRANSLATIONS The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will once again offer free meals during the summer to area students. As part of the district’s Seamless Summer Feeding Program, children age 18 and younger will be able to obtain breakfast and lunch meals from June 1 to July 31. All students may participate regardless of their lunch eligibility status during the school year. Breakfast will be served from 8 to 9 a.m., and lunch [...]

  • Student Board Member Arnold Palmer

Student School Board Representative of the Month

Elizabeth Andrews High senior is the student School Board representative for May. Student Board Member Arnold Palmer with Board Members Vicki Turner, Dr. Joyce Morley, & Board Chair Dr. Melvin Johnson. Arnold Palmer, a senior at Elizabeth Andrews High School represented all DeKalb County School District students at the May 15 meeting of the DeKalb County Board of Education. Arnold has a 3.6 GPA and plans to major in computer [...]

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